Colon, MI 49040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Colon, MI 49040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Saint Joseph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.957, Longitude -85.331
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49040 has segments in 2 Counties (Branch, Saint Joseph).

  • Businesses Addresses: 63
  • PO Box Addresses: 215
  • Residential Addresses: 1,296
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,296

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Colon, MI 49040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,397
Population in Households 3,392
Population in Familes 2,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $47,454
Average Household Income $56,921
Per Capita Income $22,370


Total Housing Units 1,889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,025 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 555 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $108,024
Average Home Value $144,707


Total Households 1,334
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 902
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.18%
Households 0.48% 0.21%
Families 0.3% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Colon, MI 49040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49040 to the other 978 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 566 42nd
Population Density # 542 45th
Diversity Index # 910 7th
Median Household Income # 573 42nd
Per Capita Income # 753 23rd

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